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Goodbye and Thank you Peter!

Goodbye and Thank you Peter!

Professor Peter Guthire has now retired from the Centre for Sustainable Development.

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Job opportunity Research Assistant/Associate in Urban Flood Resilience (Fixed Term)

Job opportunity Research Assistant/Associate in Urban Flood Resilience (Fixed Term)

A position exists, for a Research Assistant/Associate in the Department of Engineering, to work on the EPSRC funded project "Achieving Urban flood resilience in an uncertain future", which will be delivered by a consortium of 9 UK Universities.

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Congratulations Tahawar

Congratulations Tahawar

Tahawar Hussain Syed was part of the winning Fitzwilliam College cricket team in the inter collegiate cricket cuppers competition.

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Waterworld

Waterworld

Dr Dick Fenner, co-author of 'Waterworld' featured in Horizons Issue 30, discusses flood risk within urban environments and how to combat flood risk through infrastructure.

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ESD MPhil Students at Jesus Formal May 16

ESD MPhil Students at Jesus Formal May 16

ESD MPhil (39 of us!) went to a splendid Jesus Formal on Tuesday night.

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Solar Car

Solar Car

Aurelia Hibbert, Programme Director, Cambridge University Eco Racing in video about the Department's Solar Car

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Carbon Labelling Challenge

Carbon Labelling Challenge

Students from the MPhil in ESD presented to a high level industry panel including senior directors from ARUP and Buro Happold, sharing their insights into carbon labelling for large infrastructure projects.

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Embodied Carbon and Energy Symposium 2016

Embodied Carbon and Energy Symposium 2016

The First Embodied Carbon Academia-Industry Symposium was held on April 11th 2016, with fifty invited participants representing leading industry practice and academic research within the UK.

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 ESD MPhil Students visit to Crossrail March 16

ESD MPhil Students visit to Crossrail March 16

The ESD MPhil Students were given the opportunity to visit Crossrail on Tuesday 22nd of March 2016.

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ESD MPhil Spring Fieldtrip to Mid Wales April 16

ESD MPhil Spring Fieldtrip to Mid Wales April 16

The ESD MPhil students had a successful fieldtrip to Mid Wales at the start of April. The purpose of the Field Trip was to visit a number of organisations dealing largely in Development, Energy, or Sustainable Technologies mostly in the CONTEXT of mid Wales.

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IChemE Senior Moulton Medal awarded to Dr Dick Fenner and Dr Feriha Mukuve

IChemE Senior Moulton Medal awarded to Dr Dick Fenner and Dr Feriha Mukuve

Dr Dick Fenner and Dr Feriha Mukuve (ESD MPhil 10 -11, PhD 12 -15) have been awarded the prestigious Senior Moulton Medal for 2015 by the Institution of Chemical Engineers for their paper "Scale variability of water, land and energy resource interaction and their influence on the food system in Uganda" published in Sustainable Production and Consumption Vol 2 April 2015: 79-95.

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Dr Dai Morgan appointed new Deputy Course Director for ESD MPhil

Dr Dai Morgan appointed new Deputy Course Director for ESD MPhil

Many congratulations to Dr Dai Morgan who has been appointed as the new Deputy Course Director for the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development.

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New book on Sustainable Water

New book on Sustainable Water

Dick Fenner and Charles Ainger have published a new book on Sustainable Water through ICE publishing which will be available from February 2nd 2016.

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Welcome to 44 new ESD MPhil Students

Welcome to 44 new ESD MPhil Students

Welcome to the 44 new ESD MPhil students. They come from 20 different countries including Guatemala, Malawi, Jordan and Egypt and have a vast array of relevant experience.

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New research support funding from Kingspan Insulation

New research support funding from Kingspan Insulation

The Centre for Sustainable Development is pleased to announce new funding from Kingspan Insulation Ltd.

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Congratulations ESD MPhil 16-17 Submission Day

Sep 04, 2017

ESD MPhil hand in 25th August 2017

New publication based on ESD MPhil thesis - Ray Pritchard (ESD MPhil 14) and Dr Scott Kelly (ESD MPhil 08)

Aug 18, 2017

Realising Operational Energy Performance in Non-Domestic Buildings: Lessons Learnt from Initiatives Applied in Cambridge

Recent Publications from Whole Systems Energy Modelling consortium (WholeSEM)

Aug 10, 2017

A new report has been published by the Whole Systems Energy Modelling consortium (WholeSEM) examining key issues and priorities relating to the UK water-energy nexus under climate change.

ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference and Annual Dinner 2017

Jul 25, 2017

Many thanks to all the current students who took part in the annual dissertation conference - 17-19th July 2017.

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